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Tag Archives: trains to Manchester

Take the train …to the UK’s best free Chinese New Year celebrations

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January 23 2012 marks the beginning of the Chinese Year of the Dragon – and, with free events going on throughout the UK during the 15 day long festival, it’s simple to join in, especially when you travel by train.

Here’s a rundown of just some of the places you can go if you want to enjoy some traditional Chinese New Year festivities for free. And don’t forget to check our journey planner for cheap train tickets before travel – you could make some savings worth celebrating.

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Take the train … and hang out with the stars

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Fancy a bit of celebrity-spotting? Take the train in 2012 and see the stars. And, if you check our journey planner for cheap train tickets first, you can get a taste of the red carpet without needing an A-lister’s bank balance.

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Take the train… to the Christmas Sales

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Savvy UK shoppers have always known the best time to grab a bargain is in the post-Christmas sales. But this year, stores have started discounting before December 25 and there are Christmas Sales everywhere. Book cheap train tickets on Redspottedhanky.com in advance and hit the shops – you could get some great bargains.

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Take the train … to Blighty’s best nightclubs

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It’s official – night owls everywhere have cast their votes and named the North as the best in Blighty when it comes to nightlife.

When the sun goes down, hop on the train and pull up to the North’s best hotspots. Just check our journey planner for cheap tickets to Newcastle, Liverpool and Manchester and gear up for a night you’ll never forget.

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Take the train … and go Christmas Shopping

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Christmas is right around the corner and now is the perfect time to get ready for the holiday season ahead of the rush. Beat the crowds and head out with your wish-list to Blighty’s best shopping spots.

Check our journey planner for cheap tickets to all your favourite shopping spots and get this year’s holiday shop out of the way hassle-free and well ahead of schedule.

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Take the train … to autumn’s culture hotspots

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Now the mercury’s dropping, it’s tempting to stay indoors and cosy-up. But there’s no need to stay-in and stay-bored. Not when you can take cheap trains to Britian’s best museum, music and grub-loving cities.

Just read on for some travel ideas and don’t forget to check our journey planner for cheap train tickets before you wrap-up and head-off.

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Take the train … to Blighty’s best fireworks displays

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Make this November 5th one to remember by taking the train to some of the UK’s best firework displays and bonfire night celebrations. Just be sure to check our journey planner for cheap tickets before you get set for gunpowder, treason and nefarious plotting …

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Take the train to … The Manchester Comedy Festival

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The Manchester Comedy Festival is just around the corner, so gear up and take the train to Manchester for a few laughs with our top three picks for must-see comedy at this year’s festival.

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Track re-opening could cut train journey times to Burnley

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Source and Image Credits: The Guardian

Who needs Hollywood when you can have Burnley?

The Lancashire market town’s an up-and-coming tourist destination with some big screen connections – and if a campaign for the re-opening of an old stretch of track linking Burnley and Manchester is a success, it could be even easier to get there by train.

And for cheap train tickets, check out our journey planner now.

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Take the train … and discover Birmingham

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Birmingham may have been snubbed by the latest Lonely Planet guide to touring Britain, but there’s plenty to see and do in England’s ‘second city’.

Save by checking our journey planner for cheap trains to Birmingham before you fill-up on the landmarks Lonely Planet left-out.

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